knee-deep definition

  • adjective:
    • achieving up to the knees: knee-deep floodwaters.
    • Submerged toward knees: ended up being knee-deep in dirt.
    • Deeply occupied or included: is knee-deep in work.
    • achieving up to the legs.
    • Submerged into the knees.
    • profoundly tangled up in some thing, or preoccupied with anything.
    • increasing towards the knees; knee-high.
    • Sunk into the legs.
    • coming simply to the foot or leg
  • others:
    • Rising to the knees: as, the snowfall set knee-deep.
    • Sunk toward legs: as, wading knee-deep in liquid or mire.
  • adverb:
    • as much as the knees

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